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Old 07-18-2012, 10:52 AM   #281
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The sensor was also built into the auto dimming mirror so if they got rid of that it had to go as well, I really like the auto dimming mirror so I am glad I have that
Agree with you - I'd be pissed if I had to give up my auto-dim mirror; it's wonderful on the highway at night.

On the other hand, considering that I and many other people are having to get them replaced since they won't stay in position, perhaps there's a reason Ford took them out of the option bank...
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:54 AM   #282
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Agree with you - I'd be pissed if I had to give up my auto-dim mirror; it's wonderful on the highway at night.

On the other hand, considering that I and many other people are having to get them replaced since they won't stay in position, perhaps there's a reason Ford took them out of the option bank...
yeah mine doesnt stay either but I just readjust it as needed, not really a big issue
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yeah mine doesnt stay either but I just readjust it as needed, not really a big issue
It was a slightly humorous weekly tradition. Every Saturday, move the mirror back up to a reasonable height.
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yeah I didnt even really think it was a problem as my old car did the same thing
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yeah mine doesnt stay either but I just readjust it as needed, not really a big issue
Yeah, it's certainly not something that ruins my day. But it's also not supposed to happen and that's what warranties are for, right?
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Well damn.

Used/sitting on a lot 2012 here I come.

I'm working with my dealer to see if they can get a similar/same model, I'd give up candy blue if I have to just to make the insurance things easier.

Rain sensing wipes were a boon I don't get why they are removing them
There are a few differences in the 2013 Order guide in Canada, the Leather is a stand alone package even on the Ti, where as the way the US order guide reads is that in order to get the SE + package or the Ti it has to come with leather. But there is no BLIS (blind spot monitoring) in the Canadian order guide either; as some one thought there would be in Canada in 2013, or several other things that were not in the 2012 in North America.

So if you wanted the auto dimming mirror and the rain sensing wipers it has to be a 2012.
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There are a few differences in the 2013 Order guide in Canada, the Leather is a stand alone package even on the Ti, where as the way the US order guide reads is that in order to get the SE + package or the Ti it has to come with leather. But there is no BLIS (blind spot monitoring) in the Canadian order guide either; as some one thought there would be in Canada in 2013, or several other things that were not in the 2012 in North America.

So if you wanted the auto dimming mirror and the rain sensing wipers it has to be a 2012.
I could live without BLIS, so long as I still get those mirrors in the mirrors.

But if you get the rear sensors and front sensors I would imagine you have more than enough sensors to paint the whole thing for a BLIS system
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Probably more expensive, and I know for me they don't work quite right, never sensitive enough in light rain.
Yeah, I do like them, but when the winshield is dirty, mine always activate once at startup...dumb, but whatever...plus, I doubt anyone was beating down dealer doors asking for rain sensing wipers...kind of an answer to a question nobody asked..
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Yeah, I do like them, but when the winshield is dirty, mine always activate once at startup...dumb, but whatever...plus, I doubt anyone was beating down dealer doors asking for rain sensing wipers...kind of an answer to a question nobody asked..
To a point, though I love having auto-wipers when you're driving in light rain showers on the highway. Pass a truck and all the spray off the roads, then rain stops, then it gets heavier... sucks to have to be twisting the dial all the time and that's when auto-wipers really shine!
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To a point, though I love having auto-wipers when you're driving in light rain showers on the highway. Pass a truck and all the spray off the roads, then rain stops, then it gets heavier... sucks to have to be twisting the dial all the time and that's when auto-wipers really shine!
true, thats why I like them, but if I didnt have em, turning the knob would just be another function of driving...What I would really be annoyed at losing would be the auto-dimming rear view mirror...I actually notice that on a daily basis (or should I say I dont notice it as its auto-dimming lol)
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